Tag Archives: Church

Why People Circle the Wagons During Difficult Times? The Challenge of Imaginative Gridlock! Part 1 of 2

          The meaning of idioms generally alters as time passes, but sometimes the original meaning is also based on a false premise. The idea that settlers of the west were often threatened by marauding Native American … Continue reading

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Multisite 2016: What’s New and What’s Next? – OutreachMagazine.com OutreachMagazine.com

  By Jim Tomberlin • December 31, 2015   Emerging trends from a dynamic movement in its third decade. RECENT STORIES Multisite 2016: What’s New and What’s Next? Emerging trends from a dynamic movement in its third decade.   When … Continue reading

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The Big TEN Characteristics of an Effective Team Member! Part 1 of 2

      I am journeying through the land of the in-between in my assignments leaving a position as a Campus Pastor for an incredible church and discerning where my next assignment in terms of calling will take me. In … Continue reading

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Ten Characteristics of a Mature Leadership Team

      Doing ministry as a team requires that the “Primus” Leader including every member of the team do two things: First, one must let go of the things that attempt to control himself or herself because in not … Continue reading

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How Attending an N.T. Wright Lecture on the Topic “Paul for Tomorrow’s World” Became A Damascus Road Experience for ME!

Video #1 N.T. Wright’s Lecture at William Jessup University Video #2 N.T. Wright Q&A   As you begin to read the title of this blog post I can understand how one can whisper to themselves that this title is a … Continue reading

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SOMETHING OLD-SOMETHING NEW: CREATING A COACHING CULTURE IN CHANGING TIMES!

      As I am writing this article I have been really reflective with the changes of the seasons in my life and the one constant thing in the continuum of life that I have come to accept as … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Real Greatness Blog!

Welcome to my Blog Site, “REAL GREATNESS!”     When I was a small boy in elementary school my grandfather would get up every morning and make my brother and me breakfast. While he would tell us stories about his … Continue reading

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Developing a Team Covenant: Turning Dysfunction into Healthy Team Cohesion

The creation of a covenant can help any committee, staff or ministry team enjoy healthy and whole relationships. Put the “fun” in dysfunction! If you haven’t noticed by now, life is a contact sport. Every day, we bump into one another’s ideas, … Continue reading

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Upside down leadership: A Review of “Turn the Ship Around” by L. David Marquet

            Hardcover, 250 pages Published August 1st 2012 by Greenleaf Book Group Press (first published July 19th 2012) ISBN 1608323749 (ISBN13: 9781608323746)   One of the words that are used in leadership in civic leadership, corporate leadership, non-profit leadership, … Continue reading

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“Honoring God by Remembering”

                  August 19, 2013 Scripture: Psalm 105:3-6 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)  “Honor His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek Yahweh rejoice.  Search for the Lord and for His strength; seek … Continue reading

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